Willamalane Spring Break Activities

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some kids spent the first day of their spring break having fun at Willamalane. The recreation center is offering crafts, exercise, and even space station exploration activities. For those who wanted to have fun in the sun Monday kids also played some group games out in the field. Willamalane is offering activities … Continue reading »

Jordan Kent Skill Camp Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Kent Skill Camp kicks off its spring break camp Monday. Jordan Kent Skill Camps have brought out hundreds of children during the summer for three years, but this is the first spring break camp. It will take place at Cal Young Middle School. When kids step on the field, they’ll … Continue reading »

Spring Break Slows Down Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite a Duck loss, many students are still in high spirits because it’s spring break but that’s also translating into low sales for nearby businesses. Businesses on campus say that’s typically the case during all the major breaks in the school year. Employees at Yogurt Extreme on 13th Avenue say Sunday was … Continue reading »

Airport Busy with Spring Break Travelers

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break has officially begun for the University of Oregon and for school districts in the Eugene/Springfield area. That meant the airport was pretty busy Friday with people traveling everywhere you can think of. Even though they had different destinations, they all felt the same way: excited and relieved to have a … Continue reading »

Activities for Kids on Spring Break

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — If your kids have nothing to do during spring break, the Springfield Library is offering a number of programs to keep their minds sharp and entertained. Next Monday through Friday, the library hosts its Spring Break Science and Art Extravaganza. Planned for this year are science, technology, engineering, art and math activities, … Continue reading »

Interview: Home Vacation Check Program

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re going on vacation during spring break, who is going to be watching your home while you are gone? Well, right here in Eugene there is a free program call Seniors on Patrol. Steven Chambers, a crime prevention specialist at the Eugene Police Department, joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday … Continue reading »

Spring Break Break-In Reports Decrease

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it looks like there were fewer burglaries this spring break compared to last year. Spring break is a notorious time for property theft and burglaries after everyone leaves town for vacation. Deputies are optimistic that people are starting to lock up and secure their valuables. But … Continue reading »

Willamalane Hosts Spring Break Camps

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Just because local kids are out of school this week doesn’t mean they’re just sitting at home with nothing to do. Dozens of kids enrolled in Willamalane‘s Spring Break Camp set in a make-believe theme park. Each day this week, they’ll get a chance to explore different areas of the parks with … Continue reading »

Seniors on Patrol Protect Local Homes

EUGENE, Ore. — While spring break has patrol units paying extra attention to areas near campus, Seniors on Patrol work year round to make sure neighborhoods stay safe with their vacation check program. “It’s just a great way to partner with our senior community and really get some extra eyes and ears in the community … Continue reading »

Police Prevent Spring Break Break-ins

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break is typically when crime activity increases near the University of Oregon. For anyone who hasn’t left town yet, the University of Oregon Police Department is reminding students to remove valuables from their cars and make sure their residences are secure–doors and windows locked. “We want to make sure people are … Continue reading »

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